Maintenance Asst. (part-time)
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 6 days ago
Job Description
Position Summary: The Maintenance Assistant (MA) is responsible for a variety of custodial, janitorial, and landscaping duties in support of the Facilities Services department. The MA assists with preventative and routine maintenance on both the facility and the equipment. The MA provides assistance with snow removal. The MA uses his/her best skill in maintaining a facility that is provides a safe, inviting and clean environment for SJA’s staff, children and families. The MA works with other department members to coordinate all in-house custodial, janitorial, and landscaping support services. Performs other related duties as needed.
Position Reports to:  Facilities Manager
  • Graduate or high school/GED
  • Valid WI driver’s license and good driving record
  • Ability in all areas of basic custodial duties and floor care
  • Basic understanding of plumbing, electrical, and HVAC systems and operations
  • Experience in basic carpentry and painting
  • Ability to read and understand written instructions in service and maintenance manuals
  • Capable of operating and maintaining basic custodial, landscaping, and snow removal equipment
  • Interest and ability to support children
  • Ability to analyze an issue, identify options, and implement solutions
  • Ability to work cooperatively with people in and outside of Facilities Service department
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) and effectively interact with children, family members, supervisors, and other staff members
  • Ability to respond positively to work direction and guidance from others
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Equipment Used:
  • Office equipment: phone systems, fax machine, photocopier
  • Facilities Services Equipment:  Janitorial, custodial, landscaping, snow removal, carpentry tools and equipment
Physical and Mental Requirements: Must have ability to bend, reach, lift (up to 50 lbs) and push (up to 350 lbs with equipment) and stand routinely throughout the shift .  Must have good hand and eye coordination to safely operate tools and equipment.  Must have the ability to occasionally lift /position and transfer residents, if needed.  Must have the ability to deal effectively with the stress of managing emergency/critical situations and multiple tasks. 
Environmental Conditions:
Occasional exposure to infectious or communicable diseases inherent to care of ill residents and children, occasional exposure to loud or unpleasant voices due to unpredictable behavior of residents and children and seasonal exposure to high humidity due to temperature control of the facility.  Performs duties with exposure to various types of ware chemicals, cleaning agents and varying types of equipment and work hazards (i.e., slippery floors).  Works in and out of doors in varying weather conditions.  

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities


Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
2:00PM - 6:30PM
Salary and Benefits
$11.00 - $13.00
Benefits: Disability/Life/403(b)/PTO/Holiday Pay
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 to 3 years
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